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Blanketflower, Firewheel
Gaillardia pulchella

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

General Landscape Uses: Although long considered by many to be native, we agree with Franck (2020, pp 205-208) that this wildflower is not native to Florida.

Availability: Available in Boynton Beach at Sustainscape (561-245-5305).

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Wildlife and Ecology: Attracts bee and butterfly pollinators.

References: Hammer 2004, Nelson 2003

Comments: See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page and a discussion from Florida Wildflower Foundation on its native status.

Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

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